OAKVILLE: Policaro Motorsport, a division of the Policaro Group, has qualified two sim racers for the epic Porsche Esports Sprint Challenge.
The race series is sponsored by Porsche Centre Oakville, also a division of the Policaro Group.
The Porsche Esports Sprint Challenge one-make series offers competitors the opportunity to compete virtually on the iRacing. com platform behind the wheel of a Porsche on track.
The first of 8 races took place on February 18, 2021, 8 p.m. ET, simulating Circuit Gilles Villeneuve. The drivers have been hand selected by Daniel Morad, Championship winning driver of Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada and the 24 Hours of Daytona, who will be coaching the team.
The two drivers representing Policaro Motorsport are Suellio Almeida and Juliano Romagnuolo.
The Policaro Group and Policaro Motorsport have an impressive history in on-track racing. Competing since 2015, Policaro Motorsport made its mark on the North American racing scene with wins at the Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona, Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada and Canadian Touring Car Championship.
“This virtual format allows us to engage motorsport enthusiasts and fans of both Porsche and Policaro on a new and exciting platform.
“This is our first time participating in Esports Racing and we look forward to a successful campaign and will be competing to win the championship while building our motorsports program in this exciting new direction,” said Francesco G Policaro, CEO of the Policaro Group.
POLICARO MOTORSPORT Policaro Motorsport is a Canadian championship-winning team and the heart of Policaro Group. The team is committed to finding and developing top Canadian motorsport talent and promoting motorsports across Canada.
The Policaro Group is a leading premium dealer group serving the Greater Toronto Area and Southern Ontario and are proud stewards of 4 automobile franchises encompassing four brands, Acura, BMW, Lexus and Porsche. With its 40+ year legacy, the Policaro Group has also established Policaro Motorsport, Policaro Performance, Policaro Leasing and Motion Endeavours as well as the Policaro Foundation in support of local causes.
Porsche Centre Oakville serves the GTA, Oakville, Burlington and Golden Horseshoe area and was founded in 2013. Located in Oakville, ON at Third Line and the QEW, Porsche Centre Oakville is a Porsche Premier Dealer award winner from 2015-2020 and is a proud Porsche Exclusive Manufaktur Partner